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A Sobering Account Of Transnational Epidemics

Did you know that smallpox killed more people in the twentieth century than all the wars in that century combined?

Mechanical Engineering Department Helps its Students ‘Do Good’ In Sierra Leone

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has created an innovative new educational experience that ties social welfare to core engineering concepts.

UMD College Park ranked 33 in US, 67 in world, according to Times Higher Education Supplement

University of Maryland was ranked 67th in the world out of 980 surveyed institutions, according to the latest listing released by the Times Higher Education...

Six of seven US Nobel laureates this year are foreign born professors

Of the seven US winners of the Nobel Prize so far this year, six are foreign born professors at US universities. 

University of Maryland chosen as U.S.-China Strong (USCS) partner

UMD, College Park, has been chosen as one of the implementation partners for the “One-Million Strong” initiative led by the U.S.-China Strong Foundation (USCS).

UMD and Al-Nahrain University Faculty and Students Team Up for Design Project

The concerns of an Iraqi-American architect based in D.C. have sparked a growing collaboration between UMD and their counterparts at a leading Iraqi university.

UMD Professors Reflect On New Opportunities With Cuba

As relations between U.S. & Cuba move towards normalization, a significant area for cultural understanding & building long term ties may come through education....

Mandela Fellow Making a Difference in Africa and at UMD

Founded in 2014 under President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), the Mandela Washington Fellowship is a flagship program that aims to empower young...

UMD Geographical Sciences Faculty Is First U.S. Winner Of International Prize

APEC recently recognised UMD Prof. Inbal Becker-Reshef as the U.S. nominee for the prestigious Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE) award.

Teaching Global Children's Literature: What to Read and How to Read

Teachers have the great responsibility of selecting children's books for particular classrooms that serve particular cultural communities. 

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